The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1828

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(from original at Metro Central Library, Toronto - Baldwin Room)

p.3 Competition - We think that a reduction in the fare across Lake Ontario would be beneficial to the public, and not injure the proprietors of Steam Boats, as the number of passengers would materially increase.

Commodore Barrie, who left here the week before last, arrived at Quebec on Friday the 15th inst. His arrival is thus noticed in the Quebec Gazette.

Commodore Barrie, C. B. arrived on Friday evening from Kingston, in his yacht, a beautiful two masted vessel, with lateen sails, about forty feet long, drawing three feet water, which can row sixteen oars when necessary. The passage of such a vessel over the rapids between Kingston and Montreal is a novel circumstance. She however came down perfectly safe.

Trespassers - We are informed that a party of men, in the service of one of the Rideau Canal contractors,... removed stone, wood, etc. 6 miles from the line of the canal...

p.4 ad for steam boat Niagara, Capt. Mosier, on Lake Ontario, with schedule.

ad for steam boat Dalhousie, A. MacDonell, with schedule.

ad for steam boat Toronto, James Sinclair, master, with schedule.

Storage & Forwarding to Montreal - by S. Finchley, at stores and wharf formerly occupied by Mr. W.B. Smyth. Kingston July 22nd, 1828.

Storage, Forwarding & Commission Business - at Oswego June 9th, 1828.

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    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Upper Canada Herald (Kingston, ON), 27 Aug 1828